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Remove BestPDFSearch browser hijacker

By | August 20, 2020

BestPDFSearch is a browser hijacker. BestPDFSearch redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine, and new tab. BestPDFSearch redirects the browser.

BestPDFSearch is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, BestPDFSearch is a browser hijacker that gathers all kinds of browsing data such as search queries and cookies out of your browser and alters the browser’s new tab page.

The statistics gathered by BestPDFSearch are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because BestPDFSearch collects data out of your browser, BestPDFSearch is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).

When BestPDFSearch is installed, you will notice the following:

  • The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to BestPDFSearch.
  • You notice a new BestPDFSearch toolbar in your browser.
  • BestPDFSearch might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.

BestPDFSearch browser extension will deploy itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser after successful infiltration. Note that no browser developer yet marks this browser hijacker as potentially dangerous.

If your browser’s default homepage, new tab, and search engine have changed to BestPDFSearch and the BestPDFSearch browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the BestPDFSearch extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!

Remove BestPDFSearch

BestPDFSearch

google chrome logoUninstall BestPDFSearch extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “BestPDFSearch” browser extension and click Remove.

Can’t remove the BestPDFSearch extension because the extension is managed?

firefox logoUninstall BestPDFSearch extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “BestPDFSearch” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the BestPDFSearch extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove BestPDFSearch from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall BestPDFSearch add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove BestPDFSearch from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find BestPDFSearch Search and Remove BestPDFSearch Search.

Do you still have BestPDFSearch in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select BestPDFSearch and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow BestPDFSearch uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove BestPDFSearch with Malwarebytes

I recommend removing BestPDFSearch with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

BestPDFSearch adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove BestPDFSearch with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes OR More information about Malwarebytes

 

  • Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
  • Click Scan to start a malware-scan.

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  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the BestPDFSearch detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

malwarebytes results

 

  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed BestPDFSearch from your computer and browser.

Max
Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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